Mourinho insists on Zaniolo’s renewal

Andy Mattioli

As talks for Nicolo Zaniolo’s renewal with Roma have stalled since September, Jose Mourinho is rumoured to be pushing for the 23-year-old’s extension.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, the young attacker has not been thrown off by Roma’s decision to postpone any further negotiations with the player’s entourage at least until the New Year.

However, Zaniolo would like some clarity regarding his future as he is about the enter the final year of his contract.

Meanwhile, Roma want to wait and see how the situation develops and assess the level of his performances in the coming months. Jose Mourinho has indicated his preference for Zaniolo’s renewal, but the manager shares the same line of thought as the club in this matter: wait and see.

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